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Branchioplax

Decapoda - Mathildellidae

Taxonomy
Branchioplax was named by Rathbun (1916) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani T Mi Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Branchioplax washingtoniana.

It was assigned to Decapoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Mathildellidae by Schweitzer et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Branchioplax Rathbun
2002Branchioplax Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Branchioplax Schweitzer et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
subclassMalacostraca
orderDecapoda
infraorderBrachyura()
superfamilyGoneplacoideaMacLeay 1838
familyMathildellidaeKarasawa and Kato 2003
genusBranchioplax

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available